Citron’s Left mulls cannabis fund

The fund would play both long and short positions in the marijuana sector, according to the Bloomberg report. At first, the fund would invest in Canadian-listed plays, with the expectation of expanding to U.S. firms should they win approval to list on this country’s exchanges. It’s just the “third-inning,” says …

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Focusing on the largest cannabis market in the world

Focusing on the largest cannabis market in the world

California is the largest cannabis market in North America, representing 27-30% of legal U.S. cannabis sales in 2016. US cannabis sales are forecast to surge from US$9 billion in 2017 to US$21 billion by 2021, with California being the sales leader both by volume and revenue. California is recognized as …

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NutraRisk Adds Program for Recreational, Medicinal Cannabis Operations

Some Recreational Cannabis Products to Remain Banned Under New Canada Law

NutraRisk, a division of Worldwide Facilities, has expanded its cannabis offering to include an exclusive cannabis program providing general and product liability for medicinal and recreational operations. NutraRisk can also place risks in the eight states where recreational cannabis is legal through another new and expanded Recreational Cannabis Program. In …

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Jason Tarnow courts votes of cannabis retail supporters

Jason Tarnow courts votes of cannabis retail supporters

While most mayoral and city council candidates in Richmond have so far displayed a rather begrudging attitude toward cannabis legalization, one independent candidate is focusing on the positive impacts it will have on the city. Criminal lawyer and city council candidate Jason Tarnow is the first to declare he wants …

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UBC to allow cannabis smoking on campus

One by one, Canadian universities are coming up with fresh policies in preparation for cannabis legalization on Oct. 17, 2018. There’s a trend to mirror tobacco policies — which on many campuses, means a total ban of cannabis smoking or vaping. At the University of British Columbia, planners appear to be sticking to the trend, …

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